Programme Officer Job Vacancy at Embassy of Sweden

About Embassy:
The Embassy of Sweden in Kampala has a broad mandate to promote Swedish-Ugandan relations through political dialogue, development cooperation, trade and investment, cultural exchange and through service to Swedish and foreign citizens with issues related to Swedish authorities. Sweden is strengthening its engagement with Uganda in the area of trade and investment, and has embarked on a new programming period of its bilateral development cooperation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Significantly contribute to portfolio development of the country programme;
The Program Officer will be in charge of the management of contributions, including preparations, risk analysis, performance review, financial monitoring and auditing;
Actively participate in trade promotion activities;
Significantly contribute to reporting in the area of environment/ climate change, inclusive growth and economic development;
Serve as the primary focal point for the Embassy on environment and climate change;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the Programme Officer for Inclusive Growth and Climate Change should hold an advanced academic degree in relevant field;
A minimum of seven years of professional experience in the field.
Detailed working and understanding of environment and climate change;
Documented knowledge in economics;
Excellent analytical capacity;
Possess excellent written and oral communication skills;
Excellent command of both written and spoken English;
Excellent interpersonal skills and experience of working in a multicultural environment;
Ability to adhere to rules and regulations of the Embassy of Sweden;
Motivation to promote Swedish policies and values.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates are encouraged to e-mail their updated CVs and cover letter explaining suitability for the post and how they meet the requirements, including three professional referees and copies of certificates to the address below.

Please clearly mark in subject field or on envelope: “Embassy of Sweden - PO Climate Change”

E-mail to:

People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala, Uganda

NB: Attachments may not fill more than 2 MB. While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 13th July, 2015 by 2PM

Assistant Information Officer Jobs at Civil Aviation Authority

Job Ref: CAA/ADV/EXT/04/2015

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Information Management Process:
The incumbent will make sure there is proper maintenance and smooth running of the Library/Information Centre.
Implements library rules and regulations
Ensures the efficient implementation of mechanisms, systems and regulations necessary to run the library /information centre professionally.
Organises library records of cataloguing and classification of books and periodicals to ensure easy retrieval for CAA staff/users.
Actively participates in the review of the Information Centre systems to ensure compliance to policies and procedures for the department
Maintains information in a neat and presentable manner.
Expeditiously follows the correct procedure for archiving and safeguarding information against loss and destruction.
2. Managing of library correspondence and inquiries:
The Assistant Information Officer conducts regular exchange of correspondence with networking partners in order to share information
The incumbent will use the internet to update information and search for relevant information for users to ensure use of current and diverse information.
Provides accurate and timeous responses to users and handles library correspondence and queries
Actively participates in the production of regular bulletins/circulars to users to promote use of the library services
Ensures new information, rules and regulations is communicated to potential users.
3. Cataloguing and classification of CAA library material:
The job holder will be responsible for indexing books and periodicals according to the various functions of CAA and/or aviation functions for timely search and retrieval by users.
Process organisation’s library materials ensuring proper cataloguing and classification of books and periodicals.
Ensures appropriate cataloguing of classified and confidential information and monitors access to approved personnel only

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Assistant Information Officer career opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Librarianship and Information Science (BLIS)
At least five years’ experience in a reputable organization , two years practical experience in a similar job
Computer literacy skills i.e. competent in the use and management of Records Management Software.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work with minimum supervision
High personal initiative
Highly innovative
Age: Below 30 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the aviation industry are encouraged to send their hand-written applications with detailed CVs and copies of academic certificates plus transcripts with the Job reference number (check beginning of this advert) clearly marked at the top left hand corner of the envelope should be sent to the address below, before close of business on. Please indicate your (day time) phone contact.
The Director Human Resource and Administration,
Civil Aviation Authority (Head Office),
P .O. Box 5536, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 6th July, 2015

Senior Electrical Engineers (Transmission Lines & Sub-stations) Jobs at NEWPLAN Limited

NEWPLAN Limited is a multi-discipline engineering company which provides high quality and professional consultancy services to both private and public sectors in the East and Central African regions. The consultancy services cover the entire project life in a broad range of sectors including: Energy, Roads, Highways & Transportation Engineering, Architecture and Building Services, Environment Management, Oil and Gas, Project Management Training and Structural Engineering. Our consulting services include: pre-feasibility and feasibility studies, field investigations, laboratory testing, detailed design, tender and contract management, construction supervision, quality assurance, commissioning, training and project management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidates for the Senior Electrical Engineers (Transmission Lines & Sub-stations) should at least hold a relevant master’s degree in electrical engineering
At least eight years’ relevant experience in the construction and/or supervision of electrical works of between 132 and 220 kV.
All applicants MUST be registered with the relevant registration board or have membership with the relevant professional body.
Applicants with knowledge of French (written and spoken) will have an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications including a cover letter, CV with nationality, two professional references and scanned copies of relevant certificates to: The HR/Talent Advisor, NEWPLAN Limited, Consulting Engineers and Planners, Crusader House, 3 Portal Avenue, P.O. Box 7544 Kampala, Uganda

Email to:

NB: Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Deadline: 30th June 2015

Technical Supervisors Jobs at Vidullanka

About US:
As a BOI approved company founded in 1997, Vidullanka constructs and operates hydroelectric power projects. A fully owned subsidiary of Vidullanka PLC, Vidul Construction (Pvt) Ltd specializes in designing and construction of mini-hydro power projects. As a Sri Lankan based renowned hydropower company, We believe in making a difference for the future of our planet and our long term strategies are woven around this belief. We are now well placed to deliver the same corporate values in Uganda through our first Ugandan subsidiary Muvumbe Hydro (U) Limited. Vidullanka are ready to develop 6.5 Mw Muvumbe small hydro power project in Maziba Sub-country in Kabale District.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The Technical Supervisors will supervise site works such as excavation works, form work and reinforcement work for its confirmation to design/specification
Management of concrete pouring to ensure that contractors’ workers follow correct engineering practices to maintain required quality.
Responsible for the daily inspection of work site environment at different working areas for general safety and environment management practices.
In charge of taking daily records of weather, work progress, rock blasting check list, environment and general safety, etc

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The Technical Supervisors should hold a Certificate or Diploma in Civil Engineering with at least four years’ experience in civil engineering construction work or High school certificate with at least eight years’ experience in civil engineering construction work.
Applicants with rock blasting experience in addition to the main construction experience will have an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications via Email to:

Jobs at SGS Uganda Limited- Finance Manager

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. SGS has been appointed by the Ministry of Works and Transport (MoWT) to implement the Mandatory Vehicle Inspection Services (MVIS) programme involving the development, installation and operation of vehicle inspection centers on a national scale to improve road safety by assuring the road worthiness of vehicles in circulation in Uganda.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The applicants for the Finance Manager vacancy should hold a University degree in finance / accounting with professional qualification
At least ten years’ financial experience in a management position with experience in Financial Reporting Analysis, Management Accounting, Budgetary controls and Treasury management in a computerized accounting environment
Possess the ability to analyze and interpret financial data and to prepare financial reports, statements and/or forecasts. 
How to Apply: 
All ideal candidates should send their applications stating current and expected salary, daytime contacts together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of certificates. The job reference (Ref: Automotive Services Job Advertisement) should be marked clearly on the cover of the envelope. Address your applications to:

SGS Uganda Limited,
2nd Floor Media Plaza,
Plot 78, Kira Road Kamwokya,
P.O.BOX 63,
Kampala.  Uganda

Deadline: 30th June, 2015 by 5.00 pm

Legal Officer Job Vacancy at NEMA

Location: Kampala
Job Ref:NEMA/ADV/EXT/07/2015

Interpreting the National Environment Act and other related laws and advising on legal and other disputes;
Reviewing the existing sectoral laws in collaboration with other Institutions;
Assisting in the development of district by-laws and ensuring that they are in conformity with the National Environment Act;
Advise on compliance and enforcement of environmental laws and regulations in collaboration with other departments and Institutions;
Offering technical support to districts in the enforcement of the environmental laws;
Initiating legislation in the reform areas of multi sectoral concerns such as pollution management, wetlands management etc..;

Qualifications: An enrolled advocate with a minimum of a Bachelor of Laws from a recognized University with a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Experience: Should have at least a minimum of five(5) years working experience in Legal Practice in a reputable organization/ firm and relevant expertise in enforcement and compliance of environmental laws.

How to Apply
Note: 1)The job title applied for should be printed at the top left hand side of the envelope. 2)Applicants, who will not have heard from us by July 31, 2015 should consider their applications unsuccessful. 3)Applicants who do not meet the above minimum requirements need to apply. 4)NEMA is an equal opportunity employer. Remuneration for all the above positions is attractive. Applicants should submit applications in their own handwriting and deliver them by hand OR through post and enclose copies of certificates/testimonials and detailed curriculum vitae indicating 3 referees addressed to:- The Executive Director National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)NEMA House, Plot 17/19/21 Jinja Road P.O.Box 22255 KAMPALA.

Jobs at AIDS Healthcare Foundation - Pharmacist

Location: Kampala
Duties and Responsibilities:
Receives deliveries including supplies/commodities and then verifies them against documentation.
Enters data into data base or appropriate software to support tracking and accountability.
Ensure proper and safe storage of goods and supplies.
Regularly review prescriptions to assure accuracy and to evaluate their suitability.
Provide information and support regarding drug interactions, side effects, dosage and proper medication storage
Maintain records, such as pharmacy files, inventories, control records for narcotics and controlled drugs.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from a reputable institution or its equivalent.
The Pharmacist must be registered by the pharmaceutical society ofUganda or its equivalent; if trained and practicing outside the country
At least three years’ working experience of which 2 years must be in HIV related field is required.
Past experience in pharmaceutical warehousing is an added advantage.
Adept at using MS office applications such as Word, Excel, and electronic logistics management systems.
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills of both English and Luganda.

How to Apply
All candidates are strongly encouraged to email their applications (Cover Letter and CV only) to: globalhr.Africa(at) mentioning position applied for in the subject line. The email should not be larger than 2 MB - any larger email will not be considered. Address your hard copy application including telephone contact details to the: Human Resource Manager, AHF - Uganda Cares, Plot 54B Kira Road, Kampala. Uganda

Executive Director/Chief Operations Officer Job Vacancy at Opportunity Bank Uganda

Location: Kampala
Opportunity Bank Uganda is a member of Opportunity International, a global microfinance institution that provides access to financial services in 27 Countries globally serving over 2 Million customers with Savings, Credit and other transformational services aimed at transforming the lives of low income earners.

We are seeking for suitable candidates to fill the position of Executive Director/Chief Operations Officer.

Job purpose:
To provide leadership in establishing and implementing an overall Vision and Mission for the bank in all delivery channel services to ensure that the bank is sustainable, profitable and best provider of innovative micro finance financial services that meets the needs of the economically disadvantaged in Uganda.
To develop a market-oriented culture within the bank’s outlets that maximizes the bank’s triple bottom line of outreach, sustainability and transformation.
To help the Bank manage adverse impacts resulting from a weak competitive position or from poor choice of strategy, markets, products, activities and structures including the risk of direct or indirect impacts resulting from inadequate or failed internal processes, people and systems or from external events.
To ensure that the bank has reliable and high-quality MIS and IT services including development, implementation testing, staff training and support of T24 and all other computer systems in support of the Bank’s targets, mandates and in line with best practice IT principles and policies.
Responsible for the development and implementation of the bank’s strategic marketing plan which include corporate brand, product and product delivery and client service strategies.

Key Result Areas:
Manage the bank’s delivery channel services and ensure the services are commercially viable.
Oversee and co-ordinate the development of all outlet customer accounts and services business plans that ensure profitability of the Bank.
Oversee the establishment and maintenance of internal operating systems in all outlets which ensure compliance with the bank’s own policies and procedures including Central Bank Legislation.
Oversee the market research, marketing and product development activities around savings products to ensure a strong market position for the bank.
Oversee the Human Resource Management of the outlets and ensure it reflects the values and culture of Opportunity Bank Uganda Ltd.

Minimum Education and Experience
Masters or Bachelor’s degree in business related subject from a reputable University College e.g. Commerce, Business Administration Economics

Knowledge and Skills
Advanced experience, knowledge and training in accounting, financial and/or credit analysis or related areas.
Advanced knowledge of local Banking and Financial Services (Act) banking compliance regulations, banking and business law, local employment and labour Laws, bank operational policies and procedures, and Micro lending products and services.
Proven commercial skills in business development, marketing and client relationship building.
Excellent organization, communication, delegation, performance Management, Leadership and Team building Experience skills and training.

How to Apply
Interested candidates should send their application letters together with their curriculum vitae not later than June 12th 2015 to: Human Resources Officer Opportunity Bank Uganda Ltd P.O. Box 33513, Kampala

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